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Korean Beef

Korean Beef

This is a family favorite recipe, we make it at least twice a month! This easy Korean Beef recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: beef, easy recipe, easy recipes, ground beef recipes, ground turkey recipes, korean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Tracy


  • cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce I use low sodium
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil olive oil is fine too
  • tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb ground turkey or ground beef
  • diced green onions for garnish if desired
  • Cooked rice and/or quinoa for serving


  • In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and ginger and set aside
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 min
  • Add ground turkey/beef and cook until browned
  • Stir in sauce mixture until well combined, allowing to simmer until heated through, about 2 minutes
  • Serve immediately over rice and quinoa - or just rice if you prefer
  • Garnish with diced green onions if desired
  • Enjoy!


If you follow WW like I do, use the 99% fat free ground turkey for ZERO points!
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